How to Be a Consultative Recruiter

Guest: David Anderson HR, Organizational Development, Recruiting, Sourcing

A well-respected HR professional reminded me a few months ago that hiring is an exclusive process.  Meaning:  It’s almost always approached as a process of elimination.  Hiring officials look for anything they can use to justify saying, “Thanks, but no thanks.”  It’s a heck of a lot easier to say no than to say yes. As recruiters and hiring managers, …

Online Applications: Beyond Thunderdome

Guest: David Anderson HR, Online Applications, Recruiting

I didn’t know what it was like out there until I started looking for a new place to hang my hat. It’s a long story, but basically it involves a long and fruitful career, facility relocation, my decision not to relocate, and a retention bonus plan for a smooth transition. So, for the first time in a number of years, …